Dates & Times

Wednesday, February 6

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thursday, February 7

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Ontario Convention Center

2000 E. Convention Center Way

Ontario, CA 91764

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Need To Know: Water

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Water Management Certification Test & Training

PRESENTER: CLCA Water Management Certification Program
TIME: 8 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., Wednesday, February 6
TRACK: Need To Know: Water
CEUs: 3.5 CLT 3.5 CLP 3.5 IA 3.5 QWEL [pending]
FEE: $100

Prep seminar, irrigation audit training and written test.

Designing and Building Sustainable Water Features: Aquaponics, Hydroponics and Aeroponics

PRESENTER: Mike Garcia
TIME: 8 - 9:30 a.m., Thursday, February 7
TRACK: Need To Know: Water
CEUs: 1.5 CLT 1.5 IA 1.5 QWEL [pending]
FEE: $25

Certified California Naturalist And Permaculture expert Mike Garcia will demonstrate how to serve clients need in the world of Sustainability and Organic Landscaping. Topics covered will include how to grow gardens with water that recycles (Aquaponics / Aeroponics), Building Sustainable water features which feed pollinators and are essential to create a Certified Wildlife Habitat.

How to Select, Install and Test Landscape Backflow Protection

PRESENTER: Sean Cleary
TIME: 8:30 - 10 a.m., Thursday, February 7
TRACK: Need To Know: Water
CEUs: 1.5 CLT 1.5 IA 1.5 QWEL [pending]
FEE: $25

This 90-minute seminar will cover the fundamentals of cross-connection control and backflow protection. We will look at the types of hydraulic conditions that can cause either backsiphonage or backpressure to occur. The seminar will also cover the methods, devices, and testable assemblies that can provide the necessary protection and the installation and testing requirement specific to each type of protection. We will finish up looking at irrigation and landscape systems and the common problems and challenges related to them concerning the protection of the public water system.

Increasing Profits and Customer Retention Through Water Management

PRESENTER: Scott McGilvray
TIME: 10:30 -11:30 a.m., Thursday, February 7
TRACK: Need To Know: Water
CEUs: 1 CLP 1 IA 1 QWEL [pending]
FEE: $25

Practical information tailored towards owners of small- to medium-sized commercial landscape maintenance businesses wanting to expand their current services to include water management. Attendees will learn how to water budget, conduct irrigation inspections/audits, monitor site water usage and provide other water efficiency services.


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